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Test Code PBNP1 NT-Pro B-Type Natriuretic Peptide, Serum

Additional Codes

ALAB: YPBNP


Necessary Information


Patient's age and sex are required.



Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: For 12 hours before specimen collection do not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin (vitamin B7), which is commonly found in hair, skin, and nail supplements and multivitamins.

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

2. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.


Secondary ID

615897

Useful For

Aids in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure using serum specimens

Method Name

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reporting Name

NT-Pro BNP, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject

Reference Values

Males

0-2 day: 321-11,987 pg/mL

3-11 day: 263-5918 pg/mL

12 day-1 month: Not applicable

2 month-1 year: 37-646 pg/mL

2 years: 39-413 pg/mL

3 years-6 years: 23-289 pg/mL

7 years-14 years: ≤157 pg/mL

15 years-18 years: ≤158 pg/mL

19-39 years: <79 pg/mL

40-44 years: ≤72 pg/mL

45-54 years: ≤87 pg/mL

55-64 years: ≤88 pg/mL

≥65 years: ≤540 pg/mL

 

Females

0-2 day: 321-11,987 pg/mL

3-11 day: 263-5918 pg/mL

12 day-1 month: Not applicable

2 month-1 year: 37-646 pg/mL

2 years: 39-413 pg/mL

3 years-6 years: 23-289 pg/mL

7 years-14 years: < or=157 pg/mL

15 years-18 years: ≤158 pg/mL

19-39 years: <160 pg/mL

40-44 years: ≤162 pg/mL

45-54 years: ≤141 pg/mL

55-64 years: ≤226 pg/mL

≥65 years: ≤540 pg/mL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

Same day/1 to 2 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

83880

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PBNP1 NT-Pro BNP, S 83107-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
PBNP1 NT-Pro BNP, S 83107-3